Alpine Gardener (AGS Journal): The Alpine Gardener 79(1): 134(2011).
Started by: Laurence Hill
Japanese Fritillaria are incorrectly labelled.Go to latest contribution by Ronald Viane, 24 April 2011, 23:55. Go to bottom of this page.
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Page 134 ? Top image
Location Japan: Honshu, Central Shimane Prefecture (26th March 2009)
Habitat Open steep grassy bank with Corydalis, 421 m
F. ayakoana is endemic to Shimane and Fritillaria amabilis is only known from a single location in the extreme south-west of the Prefecture.
Page 134 ? Lower image
Location Japan: Shikoku, Ehime Prefecture (4th April 2008)
Habitat In deep shade below Cryptomeria japonica with Anemone keiskeana, 519 m.
F. muraiana is endemic to Shikoku and is the only broad-campanulate species on the island.
Location Japan: Honshu, Okayama Prefrecture (25th March 2010)
Habitat Gentle southeast facing slope below Castanea crenata, 179 m.
F. japonica is endemic to Honshu. Okayama Prefecture is the western limit for the species.